Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 46 38
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 5.71% 3.02% 2.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.78% 11.76% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 3
Taunton median annual salary £42,000 £26,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.54% -42.22% -
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Taunton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 23 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 16.43% 25.63% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 38
Taunton median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,500 £21,400
90th Percentile £43,500 £45,900 £49,125
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +15.38%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Taunton

Linux
Salary Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Taunton.

Salary trend for Linux in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (100.00%) LDAP
1 8 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
2 7 (87.50%) Cloudera
2 7 (87.50%) Docker
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) Hitachi
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) IaaS
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Open Source
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Programme Management

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 8 (100.00%) LDAP
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Administrator
1 8 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Docker
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cloudera
1 7 (87.50%) Hitachi
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware